when silence is betrayal

The time comes when silence is betrayal

The time comes when silence is betrayal, so… Speak up Some years back, I hurried out of my house with no time for breakfast. After my first appointment, I knew I needed a snack before I continued my day so I stopped in at a convenience store. While I...

The only two new year resolutions you need

Bullshit about new beginnings; The only two new year resolutions you need

Bullshit about new beginnings The only two new year resolutions you need I am not going to overload you with another essay about how the new year is a chance at a new beginning. Yes, the new year is an arbitrary but understandable time to evaluate your life. But...

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Do you confuse change with trauma like me?

Do you confuse change with trauma like me? “In the space between chaos and shape, there was another chance.” Jeanette Winterson Seasons of change With January just around the corner, most of us start to think about changes we want to make in the new year. Friday, December 22nd...

break out of the prison of your awful job

Sure, you wouldn’t orchestrate a prison break, but can you leave your awful job?

Sure, you wouldn’t orchestrate a prison break, but can you leave your awful job? What do a prison break and leaving an awful job have in common? It takes a desperate person to decide to instrument a prison break. If you’re desperate to leave your job, find a way...

Sustainability, razors, and a “body’s forest”

Sustainability, razors, and a “body’s forest” Since it’s “No-Shave November,” I think it’s the perfect month to discuss body hair. Do you think shaving and body positivity can coexist? Shaving is one of those contentious topics. Who decided that women should be hairless, anyway? In the US, many women...